Couple gets its dog back after News 12 viewer pays fine

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A couple from Sullivan County is getting its dog back thanks to a News 12 viewer.

Annie and Ed Schneider, of Wurstboro, said a local shelter wanted $300 to release their new dog Ziggy, but they couldn't afford the payment.

The pup had gotten loose and was captured by the Town of Mamakating.

A News 12 viewer saw their story on air and decided to pay the fee.

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    An elderly Wurtsboro couple say the Town of Mamakating won’t give them their dog back unless they pay $300.An elderly Wurtsboro couple say the Town of Mamakating won’t give them their dog back unless they pay $300.

    An elderly Wurtsboro couple say the Town of Mamakating won’t give them their dog back unless they pay $300.

    An elderly Wurtsboro couple say the Town of Mamakating won’t give them their dog back unless they pay $300.

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